Read excerpts from new YA books! (March 14)


Here is a selection of YA excerpts from new books that have recently hit the web.

Before the Devil Breaks You (The Diviners #3) by Libba Bray
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 3rd 2017
After battling a sleeping sickness, The Diviners are up against a group of new and malevolent foes–ghosts! Out in Ward’s Island sits a mental hospital full of lost souls from people long forgotten. Ghosts who have unusual and dangerous ties to the Man in the Stovepipe Hat also known as the King of Crows. With terrible accounts of murder and possession flooding in from all over New York City, the Diviners must band together and brave the ghosts haunting the asylums.
To read an excerpt, click here.

A Drop of Night by Stefan Bachmann
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Release date: March 15th 2016
Anouk has been selected to help with the excavation of a vast, underground palace buried below Paris. Built in the 1780’s to hide an aristocratic family and a mad duke during the French Revolution, the palace has lain hidden and forgotten ever since. But nothing is as it seems, and the teens soon find themselves embroiled in a game far more sinister, and dangerous, than they could possibly have imagined. An evil spanning centuries is waiting for them in the depths…
To read an excerpt, click here.

The End of Oz (Dorothy Must Die #4) by Danielle Paige
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: March 14th 2017
At the end of Yellow Brick War, Amy had finally defeated Dorothy. Just when she and the rest of the surviving members of the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked thought it was safe to start rebuilding the damaged land of Oz, they realized they’ve been betrayed—by one of their own. And Dorothy might not have been so easily defeated after all. The magical Road of Yellow Brick has come to the rescue, and whisked Amy away—but to where?
To read an excerpt, click here.

Warcross (Warcross #1) by Marie Lu
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons’ Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 3rd 2017
Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. Needing to make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action. Convinced she’s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game’s creator. He needs a spy on the inside… and he wants Emika for the job. But her investigation uncovers a sinister plot.
To read an excerpt, click here.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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